Remembering Michael Clarke Duncan


Oscar nominated actor Michael Clarke Duncan has passed away at the age of 54.

According to the AP, Duncan passed away Monday from complications from a heart attack he suffered in July.

Remembering Neil Armstrong


The first man to walk on the moon has passed away.

Director Tony Scott Dies


Tony Scott, director of such Hollywood hits as Top Gun, Days of Thunder and Beverly Hills Cop II, died Sunday after jumping from a Los Angeles County bridge, authorities said.

Remembering William Windom


Emmy winning actor William Windom passed away Saturday at the age of 88. Windom passed away of congestive heart failure, according to his wife.

Remembering Harry Harrison


The author who gave us Solyent Green and the Stainless Steel Rat has passed away.

Remembering Mary Tamm


The first actress to play Romana on Doctor Who has passed away.

Remembering Sally Ride


The first female in outer space, Sally Ride, has passed away at the age of 61.  Ride, who was launched into outer space on board the space shuttle Challenger a little over 29 years ago, passed away from pancreatic cancer. Ride was part of the first class of female astronauts in 1978, a turn away […]

Remembering Caroline John


Caroline John, best known in Doctor Who circles for playing companion Elizabeth Shaw, has passed away at the age of 72.

John appeared in one season of the classic series. John was part of Jon Pertwee’s inaugural season as the Doctor in 1970.

Remembering Ray Bradbury


One of the genre’s great and a staunch defender of public libraries, Ray Bradbury, has passed away. He was 91.

Remembering Maurice Sendak


Author Maurice Sendak has passed away at the age of 83.

Remembering Joel Goldsmith


The musical world has lost the composer who gave us the musical sound behind the Stargate franchise.

Commodore Founder Jack Tramiel Dies


Computer industry pioneer Jack Tramiel has passed away at the age of 83.

Remembering Ralph McQuarrie

Ralph McQuarrie, who was behind much of the look and feel of the original (and still the best) Star Wars trilogy, has passed away at the ago of 82. McQuarrie’s conceptual designs were the basis for some of the trilogy’s iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and C-3PO.  He also did design work […]

Remembering Jerry Robinson

While many of us may not be familiar with the name Jerry Robinson, most of us probably know the name of his most famous comic book creation. Robinson created Batman’s adversary the Joker for the comic books.

Remembering Anne McCaffrey

The author who gave us the magical world of Pern has passed away. Anne McCaffrey passed away today at the age of 85. She is survived by her three children.